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prostrate
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Middlemarch
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  • But just now he wanted to hasten back to Caleb and the prostrate youth.
  • The divine tribunal had changed its aspect for him; self-prostration was no longer enough, and he must bring restitution in his hand.

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  • Francis chose to make it his cross to bear in life; he never understood why his Uncle Atticus remained on excellent but remote terms with his father—Francis thought Atticus should Do Something—or why his mother was not prostrate from his father’s eccentric, therefore unforgivable, behavior.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • He sat down on the edge of the bed and softly kicked Colin’s prostrate body.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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